This comprehensive handbook delivers “bottom line,” evidence-based guidance in the practice of thoracic anesthesia. Chapters are short and practical and include actionable technical pearls not available elsewhere. The editor and contributors are academic faculty who work at one of the busiest thoracic surgical programs in North America, and their aim has been to integrate essential concepts with practical decision-making.
•Detailed guidance for performing more than 30 thoracic surgical procedures
•Relevant surgical insights from a senior thoracic surgeon included for each procedure
•Full range of modern thoracic anesthetic challenges covered
•Essential foundation concepts digested and simplified
•Technical aspects sufficiently detailed to be useful
•An efficient resource for skilled generalists and trainees